Tuesday 8 January 2008

Ubuntu disappointment

Maybe the title is a bit strong, but the day count to requiring a windows boot is only 3. I use my laptop extensively away from home and so have one of those USB 3G modem things. I happen to be with vodafone but of course none of the mobile companies support linux for their 3G cards.

There are a number of pages suggesting ways to get the modem to work using pppd as basically the USB modem is recognised as a serial modem once plugged in. But none of them seemed to work for me and it messed up my normal networking. So it's back to windows when out and about ...

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